CHAT is an enzyme which catalyzes the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. This gene product is a characteristic feature of cholinergic neurons, and changes in these neurons may explain some of the symptoms of Alzheimer disease.
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Protein Aliases: acetyl CoA:choline O-acetyltransferase; CHOACTASE; choline acetylase; Choline O-acetyltransferase; CMS1A; CMS1A2
Gene Aliases: B230380D24Rik; CHAT; CHOACTASE; CMS1A; CMS1A2; CMS6
UniProt ID: (Human) P28329